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Remembering La Penca, 36 years later
Crime
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Crime
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Remembering La Penca, 36 years later

The Tico Times - May 30, 2020

May 30, 1984, was a tragic day in Costa Rica's history. Seven people were killed and 21 wounded during a press conference called in La Penca, Nicaragua,…

There’s a global pandemic, but Costa Rica still isn’t an island
Tico Times Shade
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Tico Times Shade
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There’s a global pandemic, but Costa Rica still isn’t an island

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 19, 2020

The whole world is closing its borders and social distancing due to the coronavirus pandemic ... but Costa Rica still isn't an island. On Tuesday morning, USA…

It’s 2020, and Costa Rica still isn’t an island
Tico Times Shade
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Tico Times Shade
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It’s 2020, and Costa Rica still isn’t an island

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 1, 2020

We made it nearly 12 full hours into 2020 before it happened again. On Wednesday morning, the Twitter account for the Rose Parade posted a photo of…

Leaders from Guatemala and Costa Rica want to attract investments to their countries
Central America
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Central America
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Leaders from Guatemala and Costa Rica want to attract investments to their countries

AFP and The Tico Times - October 31, 2019

The president-elect of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei, advocated Wednesday for turning Central America into a pole of attraction for foreign investments. In a video released by Casa Presidencial,…

Why our readers love Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Why our readers love Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 16, 2019

During Independence Day yesterday, we asked our readers to share why they love Costa Rica. We loved reading your answers! Here are some of our favorites: Nuestra…

Costa Rica celebrates Independence Day
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica celebrates Independence Day

The Tico Times - September 15, 2019

Happy Independence Day from all of us at The Tico Times! Today, Costa Rica celebrates 198 years of independence. It's a joyous across the country, as Ticos…

First look: Costa Rica’s new tourism campaign in the United States
Eco tourism
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Eco tourism
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First look: Costa Rica’s new tourism campaign in the United States

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 5, 2019

Costa Rica this week launched a new tourism campaign in major U.S. and Canadian markets. Branded "Only the Essentials," the marketing push promotes Costa Rica as “an…

Letter to the Editor: Fueling fears of a Hispanic invasion
Op-ed
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Op-ed
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Letter to the Editor: Fueling fears of a Hispanic invasion

Julio Noboa - August 13, 2019

The Tico Times is proud to be an independent, English-language news source. We want to hear your take on the latest news in Costa Rica, or issues…

La Romería: From 1635 to now
religion
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religion
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La Romería: From 1635 to now

Jonathan Jiménez - July 30, 2019

An estimated 2 million people will participate Friday in an annual pilgrimage to Cartago in honor of Costa Rica’s patron saint, La Virgin de Los Angeles.  Many…

Remembering La Penca, 35 years later
Crime
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Crime
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Remembering La Penca, 35 years later

The Tico Times - May 31, 2019

May 30, 1984, was a tragic day in Costa Rica's history. Seven people were killed and 21 wounded during a press conference called in La Penca, Nicaragua,…